Ocean Residence by FMD Architects

Location: Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia Year: 2015 Architects: FMD Architects Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Katherine Peasley, Andrew Carija, Robert Kolak, Alex Peck, Owen Castley Photography © Fraser Marsden The residence is a weekend beach house for a semi retired couple with a large family and extensive corporate guests. The house was designed to entertain large amounts […]

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Kirribilli Apartment by Brcar Morony Architecture

Location: Kirribilli, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Year: 2015 Architects: Brcar Morony Architecture Photography © Justin Alexander   The project involved the transformation of a 1960s two bedroom apartment which was lacking natural daylight into an elegant and light filled space with refined, timeless finishes. The apartment was designed to be flexible for a sole executive owner […]

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Bev’s House by Gresley Abas Architects

Location: Perth,  Western Australia. Australia Year: 2016 AWARDS 2017 ARCHITECTURE AWARD, RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE – HOUSES (NEW), AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS WA Architects: Gresley Abas Architects Builder: McCombie Constructions Photography: © Dion Robeson   Our design response for this Coogee beach house was to detach the housing module from the row of townhouses and push it to the […]

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North Warrandyte House | Alexandra Buchanan Architecture

Location: North Warrandyte, Victoria, Australia Floor area: 249 sqm Year: 2015 Architects: Alexandra Buchanan Architecture Design Team: Hive Engineering, Nathan Burkett Landscape Design Construction Team: Eco Edge Homes Photography: © Debra McFadzean, Marvelle Photography This bold contemporary home perches high above the Yarra River at North Warrandyte on a raised plateau nestled amongst dense native bushland. Restricted access, treacherous topography and […]

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Tunnel House | MODO (Michael Ong Design Office)

Residential – Alteration and Addition Location: Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia Area: 143 m2 Year: 2015   Awards Architeam Awards 2015 – Finalist Houses Award 2016 – Shortlisted   Architect: MODO Builder: Seventy7 Projects Furniture design: Ajar design & furniture Photography © Peter Bennetts The client approach us with a brief to renovate their double fronted cottage in hawthorn, […]

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House. Koller by Architect Prineas

Location: Earlwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Year: 2014 Architects: Architect Prineas Photography © Chris Warnes ‘House. Koller’ is a renovation and extension for a Swiss couple and their two children. For them, the choice of timber was a nostalgic one. The new timber pavilion plays with traditional Swiss building methods. It serves as a little reminder of the […]

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Bellevue Hill House II by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects

Localisation: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Interior Design: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects Photography: © Robert Walsh This project was to remodel the interiors of a large art deco house. The existing planning was convoluted so we created vistas through various rooms and a circular vestibule to tie together unconnected spaces. Simple materials in keeping with the existing […]

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Park Orchards by Pleysier Perkins Architects

Location: Park Orchards, Victoria, Australia Year: 2014 Architects: Pleysier Perkins Architects Builder: Spence Thomson Photography: © Brendan Finn This large L-shaped house wraps an existing pool and features rammed earth with contrasting dark coloured walls. Extensive glazing opens the interior to the terrace and maximizes the sweeping rural views. A dramatic central hall, fully glazed at […]

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Williams Road Park Orchards by Matyas Architects

Location: Park Orchards, Victoria, Australia Year: 2015 Architects: Matyas Architects Builder: Tucker Construction Group Photography: @ Tatjana Plitt All images courtesy of Matyas Architects | © Tatjana Plitt   MATYAS ARCHITECTS Matyas Architects (formerly John Matyas Architects) is a medium size architecture and interior design practice based in Middle Park, Melbourne. The practice was established by John Matyas […]

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Elwood House by Matyas Architects

Location: Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Architects: Matyas Architects Furniture and Styling: Nina Provan Builder: LBA Constructions Windows: T H E R M E C O Photography @ Derek Swalwell All images courtesy of Matyas Architects | © Derek Swalwell MATYAS ARCHITECTS John Matyas Matyas Architects (formerly John Matyas Architects) is a medium size architecture and interior design practice based […]

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Sorrento Beach House by Matyas Architects

Location: Sorrento, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Architects: Matyas Architects Builder: LBA Constructions Windows: T H E R M E C O Photography: @ Tatjana Plitt  All images courtesy of Matyas Architects | © Tatjana Plitt   Matyas Architects Matyas Architects (formerly John Matyas Architects) is a medium size architecture and interior design practice based in Middle Park, Melbourne. […]

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East West House by Rob Kennon Architects

Location: Richmond, Victoria, Australia Area: 225 sqm Year: 2013 AVARDS 2014 AIA Victorian Architecture Awards Shortlist Residential Alterations and Additions 2014 Houses Awards Shortlist House in a Heritage Context 2014 Houses Awards Shortlist House Alteration and Addition over 200 m² Architects: Rob Kennon Architects Landscape Architect Robyn Barlow Photography © Derek Swalwell This house, on a deep site near the top of […]

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Prahran House | Rob Kennon Architects 

Location: Prahran, Victoria, Australia Area: 315 sqm Year: 2017 Architects: Rob Kennon Architects Photography © Derek Swalwell This project explores a new typology for open connected living. Terraced floor plates and shifting ceiling profiles adjust to the sites topography to achieve spatial qualities appropriate to the program. Large doors retract into wall cavities allowing the spaces to extend […]

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The Mills house#project343 | mckimm

Location: Hampton, Victoria, Australia Year: 2017 Architects: mckimm Photography by © Derek Swalwell the mills #project343 encompasses a pair of rectilinear volumes stacked atop one another, giving the home the identity of contemporary design. offering naturally illuminated spaces that provide functionality and carefully considered zoning, the mills project provides an introspective aspect and a welcoming home to […]

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Merricks House by Wood Marsh Architects

Location: Merricks, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia Year: 2009 Architects: Wood Marsh Architects Photographer: Jean Luc Laloux  While the opportunities inherent in a semi-rural, seaside context have been exploited to their fullest in this peninsula house, lessons learned from the effects of an often harsh coastal environment have necessitated a balanced response. Rather than orientate the house […]

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Bluff House by Auhaus Architecture

Location: Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia Year: 2013 Awards: 2014 Houses Award Shortlist 2014 Idea Awards Shortlist Architects: Auhaus Architecture Builder: Ashley Crowe Builders Photography: Trevor Mein & Auhaus Architecture Bluff House is a three level house designed for a steeply sloping site backing onto the Barwon Heads golf course. The house is designed as a series […]

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Masuto Residence by Jamison Architects

Location: Aberfeldie, Victoria, Australia Area: 295 m2 Year: 2017 Architects: Jamison Architects Design team: Mark Jamison, Angela Jamison Photography: © Derek Swalwell A departure from the repetitious ‘garage and driveway – build to the boundaries – feeling of confined living’  scenario, Jamison Architects were successful in negotiating with local council a duplex design that challenged the town […]

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Armadale Residence by B.E Architecture

Location: Armadale, Melbourne, Australia Year: 2017 Architects: B.E Architecture Architects in Charge: Broderick Ely, Andrew Piva, Jon Boucher Photographer: Peter Clarke   The overall feeling of the three-storey residence in Armadale is lightness – almost an ethereal floating quality created by the sun refracting over the granite façade. This is a contradiction to the reality of the 260 […]

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Kiah House by Austin Maynard Architects

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Malvern house by Rob Kennon Architects

Location: Malvern, Victoria, Australia Area: 236 SQM Year: 2017 Architects: Rob Kennon Architects  Photography: © Derek Swalwell All images courtesy of Rob Kennon Architects ROB KENNON ARCHITECTS Rob Kennon M.Arch B.PD AIA Rob established the practice, Rob Kennon Architects, in 2011 after years of experiences working with two of Melbourne’s most influential and respected design practices, Bates Smart […]

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Malvern East House by Rob Kennon Architects

Location: Malvern East, Victoria, Australia Area: 290 sqm Year: 2017 Architects: Rob Kennon Architects  Photography: © Derek Swalwell   All images courtesy of Rob Kennon Architects   Rob Kennon Architects Rob established the practice, Rob Kennon Architects, in 2011 after years of experiences working with two of Melbourne’s most influential and respected design practices, Bates Smart and […]

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Sorrento Beach House by AM Architecture

Location: Mornington Peninsula, Sorrento, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Awards Architects: AM Architecture Photography: © Dianna Snape Sorrento Beach house is comprised of a raw concrete internal shell, wrapped in a timber exterior. The thermal mass provided by the concrete is insulated externally providing stable internal temperatures, and the timber exterior shades the concrete, further eliminating heat loads in summer. The building […]

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The wolseley #project328 by mckimm

Location: Brighton, Victoria, Australia Architects: mckimm Photography: © Derek Swalwell The wolseley #project328 is a unique property, designed to cater to the needs of a young family of five. the desired aesthetic for the client was one of honest material clarity and expression, allowing for intrinsic rawness within the selected materials of glass, concrete, steel and natural timber. […]

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Brick House by Andrew Burges Architects

Location: Bondi, Sydney, Australia Area: 310 m2 Year: 2016 Awards 2017 IDEA Awards Architects: Andrew Burges Architects Project Team: Andrew Burges, Chris Mullaney, Celia Carroll, Anna Field, Chris Su, Mitchell Bonus. Builder: Kraken Projects Photography is by Peter Bennetts Our brief for this new two storey dwelling was for a family home of 5 bedrooms, a study and […]

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Northern Australia House by Stephen Collins Interior Design

Location: Northern Australia Architecture: Stephen Collins Interior Design, Total Project Group Interior Design: Stephen Collins Interior Design Co-designing the architecture with Total Project Group meant from the outset, detailed interior planning could be incorporated into project. In turn this determined the form and its connection to the site. Of course, the extraordinary site, a virtual bird nest above […]

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Ivanhoe House by Auhaus Architecture

Location: Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Awards 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards Shortlist 2017 Houses Awards Shortlist 2017 IDEA Interior Design Awards Shortlist Architects: Auhaus Architecture Builder: DSS Constructions Photography: © Derek Swalwell Furniture and Styling: Nina Provan A new 4 bedroom house built into a heavily treed hill that drops away steeply towards the rear of the […]

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13th Beach Courtyard House by Auhaus architecture & interior

Location: Thirteenth Beach, Victoria, Australia Year: 2015   Awards: Houses Awards 2016 Shortlist Architects: Auhaus architecture & interior Builder: Ashley Crowe Builders Photography: © Derek Swalwell Photography styling: Nina Provan This is a new 4 bedroom house on the 13th Beach golf course. The sweeping plan takes in the extremities of the wedge shaped site, folding away […]

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Higher Ground by DesignOffice

Location: Melbourne, Australia Client: Higher Ground Completion Date: June 2016 2017 Australian Interior Design Awards Hospitality Design Higher Ground by Design Office   Architects: Design Office Collaboration: Basis Builders / Profile Furniture / BREC / JB Elliot Photography: © Sean Fennessy DesignOffice were commissioned by Nathan Toleman and the team behind Top Paddock and The Kettle Black to create a new […]

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Gibbon Street House by Cavill Architects

Location: Brisbane, Australia Architects: Cavill Architects Photography: © Christopher Frederick Jones Inspired by architecture with veneration for the past, the added structures at Gibbon St. were imagined as a series of relic-like garden walls repurposed to accommodate a practical living environment. The walls and landscape dictate the experience of the occupant – encouraging a slow pace, a more […]

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Sloane Ranger by Architects EAT

Location: 13 Cremorne St Cremorne 3121, VIC 3121, Australia Year: 2017  2017 Eat Drink Design Awards shortlist: Best Cafe Design Architects: EAT Photography: © Derek Swalwell Located in an office building constructed from concrete, we made use of the loft ceiling setbacks from the street and the building’s materiality to enhance the dining experience. The objective of this […]

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Garden House by Tzannes Studio

Location: Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Year: 2014 Site Area:  831m2 Floor Area:  430 m2 AWARD AIA (NSW) Commendation – Residential Architecture – Houses (New) 2015 Architects: Tzannes Landscape design: William Dangar Builder: Paul King Photography: © Michael Nicholson This new house is on a compact suburban site. In this context, we have designed a sequence of […]

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Halcyon House by Virginia Kerridge Architect

Location : Cabarita, New South Wales, Australia Year: 2014     Architects: Virginia Kerridge Architect Interiors by Anna Spiro Photographs: Michael Nicholson and Kara Brown Halcyon House is a boutique hotel in Cabarita on the north coast of NSW. Cabarita is known for its beautiful beaches and known by surfers for some of the best surf breaks […]

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AMADO House by MAKE Architecture

Location: Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Year: 2017 AWARDS 2017 HOUSES AWARDS – HOUSE ALTERATION AND ADDITION OVER 200M2: COMMENDATION 2017 HOUSES AWARDS – HERITAGE: SHORTLISTED 2017 HOUSES AWARDS – SUSTAINABILITY: SHORTLISTED Architects: MAKE Architecture Photography: © Peter Bennetts Amado are external sliding timber screens used on Japanese traditional houses to protect the inner layers of shoji screens from the […]

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Sticks & Stones Home by Luigi Rosselli Architects

Location: Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Lane Cove, North Sudney, Australia Year: 2017   Design Architect: Luigi Rosselli Project Architect: Jane McNeill Interior Designer: Romaine Alwill of Alwill Interiors Pty Ltd Builder:  KCJ Constructions Pty Ltd Structural Consultant: BG&E Pty Ltd Joiner:  Space Joinery Landscape Designer:  Rolling Stones Landscapes Landscape Installer:  Hillii Landscapes Photography: Justin Alexander, Edward Birch, Jane McNeill Hunters Hill is an attractive, […]

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Ocean House by Rob Mills

Location: Lorne, Victoria, Australia Architects: Rob Mills architecture & interiors   The modern Rob Mills aesthetic in its purest essence, Ocean House is a study in harmony. Raw concrete and polished timber blend seamlessly with the forest to create a calming retreat. Visual beauty is matched by thoughtful interior design that allow friends to gather by the beach, […]

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Field House by Gray Puksand Architects

  Location: Brighton, Victoria, Australia Area: 460 m2 Year: 2016       Architects: Gray Puksand Team: Robert Puksand, Kelly Wellington, Carly Chisholm Consultants Builder: 360 Construction Engineer: Adam Consulting Engineers Building Surveyor: Red Textas Landscape Architect, Lighting Designer, Interior Designer, Acoustic & Audio Visual : Gray Puksand Joiner: A&A Ibrahim Photographer: Shannon McGrath Field House is the result […]

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Alex Hotel, Interior design by Arent & Pyke

Category: Commercial / Hospitality Location: Alex Hotel 50 James St. Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia Year: 2015 Interior Design: Arent & Pyke Architecture by Space Agency Photography © Anson Smart AWARDS Australian Interior Design Awards 2016WINNER – Hospitality for Alex Hotel Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2016WINNER – Hospitality for Alex Hotel FINALIST – Designer of the YearIDEA Interior Design Excellence Awards […]

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One Central Park East interior by Koichi Takada Architects

Project: One Central Park East Location: Broadway, Sydney, Australia Year: 2013 Highly Commended Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) Residential Multi category 2014 Client: Sekisui House Australia and Frasers Property Architecture: Atelier Jean Nouvel, in collaboration with PTW Architects Interior Architects: Koichi Takada Architects Building Contractor: Watpac Photography: Sharrin Rees and Sharyn Cairns The talent of interior architect has been bought to bear on […]

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Queens Park House by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects

Location: Sydney, Australia Architects: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects Photography by Prue Ruscoe and Robert Walsh   The clients approached us to design a new home in a heritage conservation area in Sydney’s East. The existing house on the site was not a heritage item, however its façade was part of a consistent row of houses and exemplary as […]

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Clovelly House II by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects

Location: Sydney, Australia Year: 2016   Architects: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects Photography: © Prue Ruscoe Our client’s brief was a 17th century lithograph of five little fish with human faces swimming “Marvels Of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects Of Things Existing” The notion was to create a home that was whimsical, calm, inspiring, slightly quirky and deeply personal. We gutted […]

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Terrace House by Wolveridge Architects

Location: East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Category: Residential Alterations and Additions (An extensive refurbishment and addition to a heritage terrace house in East Melbourne) Year: 2016 2017 Residential Design shortlist (Australian Interior Design Awards) Architects: Wolveridge Architects Photographer: Derek Swalwell (existing photo by Ben Hosking) All images courtesy of Wolveridge Architects WOLVERIDGE ARCHITECTS Jeremy S Wolveridge B.Arch The practice […]

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The White House by SJB Interiors (Melbourne)

  Location: Rye, Victoria, Australia Architects: SJB Interiors (Melbourne) Quiet, calming and restorative. The simple touch given to this renovation project delivers a home that is serene and tranquil allowing its owners to revive and recharge away from busy professional careers. A minimalist approach employed throughout creating a home that is unpretentious yet adorned with functional quality. […]

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Courtyard Cottage – Wolveridge Architects

Location: Flinders, Victoria, Australia Category: Residential New (A 3 bedroom house in central Flinders for a young family) Year: 2016 2017 Residential Design shortlist (Australian Interior Design Awards)   Architects: Wolveridge Architects Project team: Jeremy Wolveridge, Ricky Booth, Jet Leong Landscape architect: Jack Reilly Photographer: Derek Swalwell Builder: Bartlett Architectural Construction All images courtesy of Wolveridge Architects Wolveridge Architects […]

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Gordon’s Bay House by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects

    Location: Gordon’s Bay, Sydney, Australia Architects: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects  Photographs: Felix Forrest, Robert Walsh     This 6 bedroom home on the foreshore in Gordon’s Bay, Coogee was built for a young family. It incorporates a north facing courtyard to bring light and air into the centre of the steep, east facing site. […]

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Kate’s House by Bower Architecture

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Area: 385.5 sqm Year: 2015 Architects:Bower Architecture Builder: LBA Construction Landscape Designer: Cielo Design Studio Photography: © Shannon McGrath Awards 2016 AIA Victorian Architecture Awards – Shortlisted – Houses (Alterations and Additions) IDEA Awards – Shortlisted – Residential Single Australian Interior Design Awards – Shortlisted – Residential Design Houses Awards – Shortlisted […]

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Abstract House by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Architects: Matt Gibson Architecture + Design Project team: Matt Gibson, Brett Stonehouse, Claire Monahan, Huw Wellard, Erica Tsuda, Weian Lim, Michael Newberg, Christopher Hewson, Alice Chow, CJ Koay Photography: © Shannon McGrath   An addition to an existing red brick double fronted Victorian, this home is arranged to allow a strong axial progression […]

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Interior, The Bride & Groom by Russell & George

  Location: Melbourne, Australia Year: 2014 Architects: Russell & George Photography: © Paul Martin 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards / Shortlist / Residential Interior     This house is stage one of the transformation of an existing 1950s suburban house into one half of a grander vision. Dubbed The Bride and Groom, stage one is The Bride, a […]

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